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Relating to the acromion and clavicle; denoting the articulation between the clavicle and the acromion of the scapula.
Synonym(s): scapuloclavicular (1)


/acro·mio·cla·vic·u·lar/ (ah-kro″me-o-klah-vik´u-ler) pertaining to the acromion and clavicle.


1. Relating to the acromion and the clavicle.
2. Relating to the articulation between the clavicle and the scapula and its ligaments.


Relating to the acromion and the clavicle; denoting the articulation and ligaments between the clavicle and the acromion of the scapula.
Synonym(s): scapuloclavicular (1) .
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5) In the spine, increased motion between vertebral segments is associated with an increased risk of recurrence, (5) although it is unclear how this tendency corresponds to peripheral sites, such as the acromioclavicular joint.
7%) and GH arthritis (1%); 2 cases of acromioclavicular joint arthritis and one case of malignancy (multiple myeloma) were also diagnosed (Table 1).
On examination, there was notable swelling and deformity of the left acromioclavicular (AC) joint with elevation of the left clavicle.
5%) cases of supraspinatus tears, including 53 combined subscapularis tears and 18 infraspinatus tears, 45 Bankart lesions, 27 SLAP lesions, 44 pathologic biceps, 3 acromioclavicular joint arthritis, and 1 Kim lesion.
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Loyd, "Avulsion fracture of the coracoid epiphysis with acromioclavicular separation.
Dissections were performed after removing acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular joints.
Diagnostico Diferencial Sindrome de Operculo Toracico Discopatia Cervical Sindrome de Tunel Carpiano y Cubital Bursitis y Tendinitis del Hombro Espondilitis Cervical Esclerosis Multiple Tumor Medular Angina Pectoris Sindrome Pectoralis Minor Vasculitis miembros superiores Osteoartritis glenohumeral o acromioclavicular Fuente: Elaboracion de los Autores.
It bears a facet that articulates with the acromion process of the scapula to form the acromioclavicular joint.
A deltoid-splitting incision was used at the anterior aspect of the acromioclavicular joint and was extended about 3 cm.
1 The suprascapular nerve provides motor inner-vation to the supraspinatus and infraspinatus muscles in addition to branches to the coracohumeral and cora-coacromial ligaments subacromial bursa and the acromioclavicular joint.

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